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Let’s END POLIO – Polio Awareness Week!

Of all the information shared during Polio Awareness Week, remember this, polio can only be prevented through vaccination.
And if you’re running behind on your child’s vaccine schedule, don’t fret. It’s never too late to catch up, so do what’s right and get your child back on track with their shots.
So what does a polio infection look like? Here are some commons signs and symptoms:
> Muscle and joint pain
> Weakness that slowly progresses muscle atrophy for no reason
> Swallowing and breathing difficulties
> Sleep-related problems
> Concentration and memory difficulties
> Mood swings and depression

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